Arlington Oaks (G3)

Race 9 at Arlington Park on August 2, 2008

  • Grade III
  • One And One Eighth Miles
  • All Weather Track
  • $100,000
  • 3 yo Fillies
  • 8:00 PM
  • 1:52.92
Order of Finish
1

Sky Mom

Maria's Mon  – Swiftly Classic

3YO

$58,800
  • J:Ramsey Zimmerman
  • T:Steven M. Asmussen
  • B:Woodlynn Farm Inc
  • O:Heather Stark
  • Margin:1
  • Sire: Maria's Mon , Gray or Roan, 1993. Lifetime: 496 yearlings sold, median $47,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Sky Classic , Chestnut, 1987.
  • Sale History: 2006 KEEJAN, $27,000; 2008 FTKFMX, $480,000.
2

Dreaming of Liz

El Prado (IRE)  – Silver Maiden

3YO

$19,600
  • J:Earlie Fires
  • T:Wayne M. Catalano
  • B:Frank C. Calabrese
  • O:Frank C. Calabrese
  • Margin:
  • Sire: El Prado (IRE) , Gray, 1989. Lifetime: 392 yearlings sold, median $35,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Silver Buck , Gray, 1978.
3

Apple Martini

Giant's Causeway  – Crafty Oak

3YO

$10,780
  • J:Eduardo E. Perez
  • T:Chris M. Block
  • B:Virginia H. Tarra Trust
  • O:Virginia H.Tarra Trust (Virginia Tarra)
4

Day of Victory

Victory Gallop  – Gather the Day

3YO

$5,880
  • J:Rene R. Douglas
  • T:Robert E. Holthus
  • B:A. Lakin & Sons, Inc.
  • O:Lewis G. Lakin
5

French Kiss

Hussonet  – Ornate

3YO

$2,940
  • J:Joe M. Johnson
  • T:Gary G. Hartlage
  • B:Anita A. Ebert
  • O:Anita Cauley
6

Miss Mafioso

Alphabet Soup  – Can Rianne

3YO

$1,000
  • J:Christopher A. Emigh
  • T:Eric R. Reed
  • B:Destiny Oaks of Ocala
  • O:Glory Days Racing (Brian Rose)
7

Temper Temper

Empire Maker  – Storm Alert

3YO

$1,000
  • J:Jesse M. Campbell
  • T:George R. Arnold, II
  • B:G. Watts Humphrey & Louise I. Humphrey
  • O:G. Watts Humphrey, Jr. and St. George Farm Racing LLC (Ian Banwell)
SCR
Keeneland Sales Graduate denotes Keeneland Sales Graduate
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